Mobile

Apple’s satellite project won’t rival SpaceX’s Starlink anytime soon

Somewhat akin to Apple’s work on a self-driving car, the company’s satellite communications project has been an open secret for some time — former Dropcam, Google, and Apple executive Greg Duffy referenced the topic on his public LinkedIn profile months ago. But even after Bloomberg reported the discovery today, the key question about Apple’s interest in satellites […]

Emerging Tech

Twinkle twinkle little satellite: SpaceX’s Starlink project worries astronomers

[embedded content] Astronomers have been voicing concerns about SpaceX’s plan to deploy potentially tens of thousands of small satellites in low-Earth orbit as part of its ambitious Starlink project to beam broadband internet services to underserved communities around the world. SpaceX launched its second batch of 60 internet satellites on Monday, following its debut deployment […]